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Five note-books containing transcripts of, or extracts from, miscellaneous letters and other items including:- (a) Letters from [the Reverend] John Elias from Llanfechell, to David Ellis, London, 1801-1817 (11), [ ], 1810 (2) (possibly also to David Ellis), and the Calvinistic Methodist Church meeting in London, 1808. (b) Letters from the said John Elias from Fron [Llangefni], to the Reverend Ellis Phillips, 1840 (1 + 1 by inference); and a letter from H. Lloyd Jones, Denbigh, to Edward Peters, Caergurley, near Mold, enclosing copies of a letter from John Elias to J. V[aughan] Horne, Denbigh, and of Mr. Horne's reply thereto, 1840. (c) Letters from [the Reverend] D[avid] Charles , Carmarthen, to the Reverend D[avid] Griffiths [vicar of Nevern], 1812, and Miss P[hilli]ps [ Haverfordwest], 1791; [Lady] A[nn] A[gnes] Erskine, Spa-Fields [London], to the Reverend [Thomas] Charles, Bala, 1801; [the Reverend] D[avid] Griffith, [vicar of] Nevern, to [the aforesaid Reverend David Charles, Carmarthen], 1813; [the Reverend] Peter Williams, Gelly [Lednais, parish of Llandyfaelog], to his son the Reverend Eliezer Williams in Scotland, 1791; and [the Reverend] W[illiam] Williams, Pantycelyn, to Sally [Jones, Bala], 1776, and his son [? William Williams], 1786. The originals of the letters in this section are now with the correspondence in the Bala College Group of manuscripts and documents amongst the C.M. archives in the National Library of Wales. (d) Letters from [the Reverend] Rowl[an]d Hill, Wotton Underedge, to the Reverend D[avid] Charles , Carmarthen, 1817; Tho[ma]s Jones, Mold, to the Reverend [Thomas] Charles, Bala, 1801; Matthew Lewis, Carmarthen, to Howel Harris, Trevecka, near Talgarth, 1739; and [the Reverend] Tho[ma]s Scott to the Reverend Thomas Charles, Bala, 1789. The originals of these four letters also are to be found in the aforementioned Bala College Group of manuscripts and documents. (e) The certificate issued to David Edwards of Bala, 17 January 1800, on his subscribing to the oaths denoted in the 'Act for the further relief of Protestant Dissenting Ministers . . .', a draft copy of the proposals for ordaining Calvinistic Methodist ministers [in 1811], and a copy of the questions put to candidates nominated for ordination. The original certificate and the copies of the ordination proposals and questions from which the present transcripts were made are in the aforementioned Bala College Group of documents. Copies of, or extracts from, many of the above letters (English translations in the case of Welsh originals) appear in D. E. Jenkins: The Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles. . .
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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
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Formerly known as D. E. Jenkins 47.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 12777B.
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- Elias, John, 1774-1841 (Subject)
- Ellis, David, London (Subject)
- Phillips, Ellis, Rhos (Subject)
- Lewis, Matthew, Carmarthen (Subject)
- Jones, H. Lloyd, Denbigh (Subject)
- Peters, Edward, Caergwrle (Subject)
- Horne, James Vaughan, solicitor. (Subject)
- Charles, David, 1762-1834 (Subject)
- Griffiths, David, 1756-1834 (Subject)
- Erskine, Anne Agnes, Lady, 1739-1804 (Subject)
- Charles, Thomas, 1755-1814 (Subject)
- Williams, Peter, 1723-1796 (Subject)
- Williams, Eliezer, 1754-1820 (Subject)
- Williams, William, 1717-1791 (Subject)
- Charles, Sarah, 1753?-1814 (Subject)
- Williams, William, Rev., fl. 1786 (Subject)
- Hill, Rowland, 1744-1833 (Subject)
- Jones, Thomas, Mold (Subject)
- Harris, Howell, 1714-1773 (Subject)
- Scott, Thomas, 1747-1821. (Subject)
- Edwards, David, Bala (Subject)